Polychrome Oinochoe from Canosa

Culture: Greek/Canosa
Period: 3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 23.8 cm high
Price: Reserved
Ref: 2347
Provenance: Old Belgian private collection, thence with André Munter Archeologie, Brussels, Belgium. There acquired on 25 November 1999 by another Belgian private collection. Accompanied by an original certificate from André De Munter, Brussels, Belgium. On the reverse of the certificate a sticker with a stamp of a court inspection dated 26 June 2009 with the signature of the law clerk F. Coene N.
Condition: Some wear on the rim of the foot, otherwise intact.
Description: Elegantly formed oinochoe with a broad, semi-circular corpus, almost horizontal shoulder and slender neck tapering to a broad cloverleaf-shaped spout. The vase stands on a profiled, at the bottom flat foot. The handle starts at the shoulder, runs vertically to the top and clearly stands out over the spout, where it ends at the rim thereof. Still preserved is on the for Canosa typical white primer painting in rose, red and blue.